# Quantitative Aptitude Questions & Answers – Paper 5

**Q1) **An emptying pipe ‘Y’ emptied 1/3rd of the cistern in 17 minutes. How much time will the pipe take to empty a full cistern? (Minutes)

1) 34 2) 51 3) 68 4) 54.5

**Q2) **A student has to get 35% of marks to pass the examination. Bharat got 125 marks and got 15 marks less than the necessary to pass the exam. What is the maximum mark?

1) 300 2) 350 3) 380 4) 400

**Q3) **A shopkeeper purchases toffees at a rate of 40 toffees for Rs. 5 and while selling them he sells at the rate of 50 toffees for Rs. 10. What is his profit percentage?

1) 60% 2) 50% 3) 25% 4) 30%

**Q4) **A boat travels at a speed of 7km/hr in still water and the speed of the stream is 3km/hr. What is the total time taken by the boat to travel 16km upstream and 30km downstream?

1) 10 hrs 2) 8hrs 3) 7hrs 4) 5.5hrs

**Q5) **If the sum of three consecutive numbers is 78, then find the product of the least and the greatest of these numbers.

1) 655 2) 625 3) 675 4) 728

**Q6) **If the area of a square is equal to its perimeter, then what is its side in meters?

1) 2 2) 3 3) 4 4) 5

**Q7) **If 15 men can build a wall 108meters long in 6 days, what length of similar wall can be built by 25 men in 3 days?

1) 60meters 2) 70meters 3) 80meters 4) 90meters

**Q8) **One-fourth of a number is greater than one-fifth of the number succeeding it by 1. Find the number.

1) 24 2) 42 3) 36 4) 48

**Q9) **If the base of triangle is increased by 20% and its height is increased by 25%, then what is the percentage change in the area of a triangle?

1) 45% 2) 50% 3) 56% 4) None

**Q10) **A sum of Rs 1,200 amounts to Rs 1,800 in ten years under simple interest. What should be the rate of interest so that the same sum amounts to Rs 1,800 in eight years under simple interest?

1) 12. 5% 2) 25% 3) 6.25% 4) 18%

**Q11) **Some telegraph poles are placed 20 m apart. How many poles will a train pass in three hours at 60 kmph?

1) 1200 2) 2500 3) 4000 4) 9000

**Q12) **50% of A = 70% of B. By what percentage is B less than A?

1) 20% 2) 40% 3) 30% 4) None

**Q13) **In what ratio must salt at Rs 2.20 per kg be mixed with salt at Rs 7.10 kg such that the mixture costs Rs 4.30 per kg?

1) 4 : 3 2) 3 : 2 3) 5 : 3 4) 3 : 1

**Q14) **A seller has two varieties of Atta costing Rs.25 per kg and 50 per kg. In what ratio he can mix these two in order to gain a 10% while selling the mix at Rs.33 per kg.

1) 1:4 2) 4:1 3) 2:1 4) None

**Q15) **Ajay completed 2/7th of a piece of work in 14 days. How many days will he take to complete the remaining work?

1) 7 2) 14 3) 21 4) 35

**Q16) **The distance between two stations A and B is 600 km. Trains P and Q start from A with a time gap of one hour at speeds of 60 km/h and 80 km/h respectively. If P started first, at what distance from station B do the two trains meet each other?

1) 240 km 2) 60 km 3) 360 km 4) 540 km

**Q17) **In a school of 600 students, 48% of the students failed in the exam. What is the number of students passed the exam?

1) 312 2) 300 3) 290 4) 315

**Q18) **The sum of the ages of Rajesh and Srinivas is 76 years. 8 years ago, the ratio of their ages was 8 : 7. How old is Mr. Rajesh now?

1) 30 years 2) 35 years 3) 40 years 4) None

**Q19) **The average age of 36 students in a group is 14years. When teachers age is included to it, the average increases by 1. What is teacher’s age?(in years)

1) 50 2) 51 3) 52 4) None

**Q20) **A man distributes the gold coins which he has among his three sons in the ratio of 2 : 3 : 5. The youngest son gets the least number of coins and the eldest son gets the highest. If the youngest gets 3000 gold coins less than the eldest, then how many coins does the second son get less than the eldest?

1) 5000 2) 1000 3) 3000 4) 2000

**Key Paper**

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1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 |

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2 | 4 | 1 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 1 | 2 | 3 |

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11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 |

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4 | 4 | 1 | 2 | 4 | 3 | 1 | 3 | 2 | 4 |